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Jan 28, 2013 2:30am EST
. this is a major issue. we heard about this during the bush term but didn't come to fruition. obama promised in 2008 but didn't get to it. and one of the gang of eight said first american supported in poll after poll. secondly, latino voters expect it. thirdly, democrats want it. and fourth, republicans need it. so an interesting analysis of why it's coming to a head. >> the gang of eight, i love that they're calling them the gang of eight. >> their plan will be announced later today. >>> now to the latest on that terrible nightclub fire in brazil. investigators say most of the victims died from smoke inhalation as flames engulfed the club. the mayor has declared 30 days of mourning as families make burial arrangements. we spoke earlier to the bbc's julia carnero. >> reporter: lots of witnesses are speaking out about how it was a desperate situation for them trying to get out, not being able to see far because of the smoke, and on top of that, some witnesses have said that actually security guards stood in their way in the beginning, because there was lots of confusion. they didn't understan
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 3:00am PST
community that they're going to deal with this issue. >> it's a significant voting bloc. >> huge. >> that was shown to be the case this past election. >> and obama won 71% of them. so republicans are going to try to get some of those voters back. you're going to see bipartisan deal on this issue. >>> quite a day for divers today. they will try to find a small plane in icy waters of new york's hudson river. rescuers rushed to the shore last night when a man and woman were brought to safety. their single engine plane crashed into the river, but they were able to escape before it sank. they were hospitalized in fair condition. >>> with that, a quick look at your monday weather. the freezing rain in new york city will switch to plain rain by the afternoon. minneapolis will see freezing drizzle most of the day. heavy snow for the mountains of utah, colorado and idaho. >> temperatures are much warmer than usual in the nation's midsection. st. louis hit 70. seattle is rainy and cool in the mid-40s. 60s in phoenix and l.a. >>> impressive works of art will be on display for another week i
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 2:35am EST
to society. >> senator john mccain concedes immigration reform is an especially keen issue for the republican party, which has seen support from hispanic voters drop dramatically. >>> president obama is keeping the heat on congress in the firearms debate by meeting with police chiefs who have seen gun violence firsthand. he gathered with chiefs from aurora, colorado, newtown, connecticut and other communities yesterday at the white house. the chiefs urged mr. obama to focus on strengthening background checks and mental health systems. but they didn't quite agree on a new ban on assault weapons. >> that is going to be the most controversial part of that plan. some of the parents of children killed in last month's sandy hook elementary school shooting added their voices to the debate. before a group of connecticut state lawmakers they demanded better enforcement of their state's existing gun laws. >> the time is now. let the state of connecticut become an agent for change with respect to gun safety. our little man and every other child and adult who died that day deserve it. >> some parents als
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